2 May 2019 Specialists at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals have carried out their 1,000th procedure to release tongue-tie in babies, to help improve breastfeeding. Midwives Emma Morris, Debbie Sharpe and Sandra Umataliev with William Turrell and his parents Alexander and Alina Midwife-led Tongue-tie release (frenulotomy) has been available at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS [...]
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30 April 2019 The following information is from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Health and care organisations across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin have boosted their combined leadership team to deliver their ambitious plans to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. Jill Robinson and Martin Harris The Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability [...]
23 April 2019 The following information is from colleagues at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Finding out what matters to local people about Shropshire Care Closer to Home is the aim of a pop-up event in Church Stretton run by NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on Thursday (25 April). CCG staff will be at the Mayfair Community Centre on [...]
17 April 2019 A team at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has developed its own newspaper to help cancer patients understand more about their treatment. Bernadette Mortiboy shows the newspaper to patient William Fearson The Radiotherapy Team based at the Lingen Davies Centre has produced Radiotherapy News, a monthly newsletter which provides information about what’s happening in the department, [...]
16 April 2019 A member of staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is preparing to run next week’s London Marathon in memory of her sister, who died from a brain tumour at the age of just 10. Lena Riemke-Maw, an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) at the Trust will take part in the world famous race on [...]
15 April 2019 A team at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is developing new ways of working to try to reduce the number of full-term babies unexpectedly admitted onto the Neonatal Unit. As part of a national project called ATAIN (Avoiding Term Admissions Into Neonatal units) to reduce admissions, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) [...]
11 April 2019 The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has appointed an Interim Director of Nursing. Barbara Beal Barbara Beal will join The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, in May. Barbara is currently Interim Chief Nurse of London North West University Healthcare [...]
10 April 2019 The following information is from the Food Poverty Alliance A new website has been launched to help people in Shropshire who are struggling to afford a healthy diet. The Shropshire Larder website brings together local information on how to eat well on a budget, how to access money advice, and the location of foodbanks and other community [...]
9 April 2019 The family of a woman who was allowed to leave hospital to spend her last days at home with her family have donated money from her funeral to the End of Life Care service at Shropshire’s acute hospitals. Louise Wardle was an inpatient on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). She sadly [...]
4 April 2019 Our Trust Board meeting, which is held in public, will take place at 1pm today (Thursday 4 April) in the Sovereign Suite at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury. The papers for the meeting can be found here. Those who cannot attend the meeting, but would like to follow its progress, can do so by following [...]